Did you know that yesterday was #cyborgmonday? Sure, it was also Cyber Monday—and we’ll get to gift guides later in this roundup—but Fierce Reads was all about the Lunar Chronicles, with coloring book pages (illustrated by Kat Adara) and character quizzes for Marissa Meyer’s reimagined fairy tale heroines. Are you a Cinder or a Cress? Or maybe Iko! Even though it’s Tuesday, you can still celebrate #cyborgmonday with today’s roundup of the happenings in publishing culture.
- Catherynne M. Valente shares a new Fairyland story inspired by recent events: “The Beasts Who Fought for Fairyland Until the Very End and Further Still.”
- Stuck for bookish holiday gifts? John Scalzi and BookRiot have you covered!
- Do you know about #socksunday? It’s when you get cozy with some socks and even cozier with a book—and Susan Dennard’s Windwitch was last weekend’s pick: